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Category: Catholic School Opening

Manistee Catholic Central School

Status: Full Time

Education Requirement: Masters Degree


Manistee Catholic Central School, a close-knit, joyously Catholic, pre-K-12th grade school located in Manistee, Michigan, seeks a new Principal effective July 1, 2019.  As an established and respected school in the community, Manistee Catholic Central offers an excellent opportunity for a faith-filled leader excited to build upon the school’s existing strengths while nurturing its close, yet welcoming community.
School families are drawn to the school’s combination of joyful orthodoxy and academic excellence. Guided by the school’s mission, Manistee Catholic Central School provides opportunities for all students to reach their full spiritual and academic potential through a Christ-centered education. Students at Manistee Catholic Central build a solid foundation of critical thinking, problem-solving, character, faith, and social responsibility.

The new head will inherit a school with a passionate and committed faculty, a devoted parent body, and a supportive advisory board. With growing enrollment and solid finances, the new principal will find this an exciting time to lead the school. This is an exceptional opportunity for a leader with passion and purpose who is eager to take a wonderful school to the next level while making a difference for students, families, and the greater community.


Manistee Catholic Central School is part of the Divine Mercy Parish in Manistee, Michigan. Manistee is a wonderful waterfront community on the banks of Lake Michigan made up of close knit neighbors with growing opportunities for young families moving to the area.


The successful candidate must be an active, practicing member of the Catholic Church with preferably a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership, School Administration, or, an equivalent degree. Candidates having had the opportunity to lead, develop, and grow organizations will be well prepared for this assignment.  Applications will be accepted until May 20

, 2019 or until the position is filled.  Interested candidates should forward a resume, letter of intent and three letters of recommendation, along with the Diocesan Job Application and Background check forms found below.

 If you are interested or would like to nominate someone for this position, we’d appreciate hearing from you.